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? >> they are. bart spokesman told me they are expecting to shatter weekend ridership records with so many events going on this weekend. what that means for you if you are heading out the stations will be packed with people, the trains will be packed as well. as people head out to the baseball games, big concerts 2349 city to prepare for the crowds bart will be adding extra cars. that will be starting later on this evening. during the weekend they will have every available train car in service. that is 600 of them. they will also add special event trains. bart will still be operating on its normal weekend schedule. the trains won't be running any more frequently. they will have cars on them. >> bart and city officials really have been meeting for months now. we know we have circled on our calendars. we have been making plans. we are fully prepared for the big weekend. we hope people will choose bart. >> meantime over in san francisco muni will also be adding extra trains and buses. especially to get people to and from the giants home playoff games on saturday and sunday. you can also expec
. in the meantime we're hitting the roads with gianna. >> thank you. we are getting first reports of some major bart delays. this is due to a maintenance vehicle stuck on the tracks happening at the oakland station in the fremont millbrae directions due to the disabled vehicle stuck on the tracks. no word when they will clear it. but again, this is going to be a very busy day for bart. we have a lot going on this weekend here in san francisco with america's cup, fleet week, the closures at howard and third so we'll keep you posted on this. the rest of mass transit is on time. ace, muni, caltrain, ferries, no delays. a busy day in san francisco. howard street remains closed at 3rd. so that's been a very congested area. again, bart is a very good alternate so hopefully things will get back on tract. we'll check the bridges in a few minutes. back to you. >>> flyball, center field, coco, ballgame, western division! >> with that, the oakland as shock the texas rangers and major league baseball as well as they won the american league west. quite a year for the as. they came from down four runs to beat th
are good to go. no delays to speak of for ac transit bart or a string. >> it's going to be whatever we're talking about at work today when we get to work, school wherever you're going to be this will be on the lips of everybody. the as winning yesterday, taking the american league west championship title for the first time since '06 they needed to sweep the texas ringers and they did just that. oakland was down for a while 5- 1. they came roaring back in time to win it all 12-5 was the final score. fans incidentally celebrated late into the night last night. spoke to very excited fans about the post season future for their team. >> the celebration didn't end at o. d.o.t. coliseum hours after the final pitch, thousands packed the parking lot here down the street in oakland ecstatic over the victory. >> i've been waiting all my life for something like that, you know, watching it back in 2009 i was never at the game, but this time i was at the game and saw the whole celebration in maybe the last 3 days it's been remarkable. >> how far can they go. >> all the way, baby, we'll be here in oc
to cut off velez phone service without a court order. that's what bart did during a protest against a police shooting back in august of 2011. the bill was a direct response to that decision. the governor said the measure could divert attention away from a true emergency. >>> the governor did sign new legislation that targets abuse by car dealers who sell older cars to people with bad credit. now they will have to provide warranties for at least 30 days and post a fair market value on the vehicles they are selling. governor brown vetoed a bill that limited the interest rates. he has eight bills left to sign or veto before tonight's deadline. >>> in vallejo, federal investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor ostby davis. it start the early yesterday morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the details. >> reporter: the in said of mayor ostby davis's private law office is a burned-out shell of melted machines, singed walls and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspici
this weekend you want to take bart they are having extra trains golden gate ferry extra boat for giants game. muni has extra buses for all san francisco events. >>> take transit, if you are drying, you are going to pay. gas prices jumped overnight again. they are likely to go higher. terry mcsweeney joins usly from menlo park. >> reporter: anything you want over $5, unleaded, premium it doesn't matter. people behind me pulling out, as we head over to that sign, it tells the story. this is perhaps the most expensive place in menlo park. prices are heading this way. take a look at pictures as to why everyone price of gas in the bay area now somewhere around $4:55, up 20 cents from yesterday. experts say refinery fire in richmond, pipeline -- wholesale price has gone up a dollar a gallon. you and me paying here at the pump, retail wee only felt 30 cents of that we could be well into the fives, maybe some of these prices over six before it said and doneu. >> going to change anything you do any driving habits? >> unfortunately, for me because of work i don't have much of a choice. it will make us
is not friendly to small business owners. >>> today's work on the b.a.r.t. extension is being done at kato and warren avenue and fremont. the project is expected to enhance the area on widening mission boulevard. crews will be installing b.a.r.t. bridges and warren avenue. work is scheduled to be finished in early 2015. b.a.r.t. to san jose. >>> and we just had breaking news in san jose. what just happened sal? >> a fire in san jose here. it's a house fire reported on mulberry lane in san jose. now, this is in the willow glen area of san jose. the fire has gone to two alarms now. we're gonna get you more information. but if you do see smoke rising, that is exactly what's going on. we have a crew on the way to the house fire. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there are no major problems if you are moving into suspect. the morning commute in oakland that does not look bad. the traffic is moving along pretty well here if you are driving into the oakland area. northbound 280 near highway 17. traffic is already being backed up out of downtown. 7:10. let's go to steve. >> a very, v
on the bart track today in the east bay could affect your commute. >> and he showed up at an anti- violence rally with a bat. dallas braden goes to anger management classes. >> afternoon highs sowed soar to record high -- could soar to record highs. hot weather on the day. what you can expect this weekend, coming up. >>> local dog owners are marching against republican presidential nominee mitt romney. they are holding an event to protest romney's treatment of his dog seamus. they say the dog was subjected to near hurricane force winds on the top of the car. today's event begins at 11:30 at richmond point isabel regional park. >>> expect to see furry faces at one san francisco church. san francisco's st. bonafice parish will hold its annual blessing of dogs. the ceremony honors the patron saint of animals, st. francis of asissi. >>> we have a traffic alert. if you plan to ride bart out of pleasant hill, bart will be water proofing the track and platforms at the station. they want to complete the work before the winter months. that means there will be no trains on platform 1 this weekend. p
good to go for public transit for bart a.c. or coal train. >> the city's plastic bag ban goes into effect today at all retail stores so if you do not have your own back stores are going to charge you 105 per bag.over the ban will extend to restaurants as well the businesses get to keep the proceeds. officials are hoping it will help san francisco which a cold of zero waste by 2020. >> as the convention has shut down exception of how which street as well companies are expected to have 50,000 people at the conference it began last night. there were two keynote speakers larry ellison and mark heard. the convention last through thursday. today is the season tent spare of the air day they are asking you if you can to car pool ride your bike try to conserve use public transit. you may not expected but this late in the season this is the way it goes here in the bay area this month is the remaining smog season to 012.2012. >> now the uss hornet is a museum the u. ss wanted to stop permanently in alameda allowing family friendly fleet week fun if you get a chance go out there and look
. obviously mass transit always a good option. and so far everything is on time for bart, ace, muni, caltrain and your ferries. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> this morning, oakland police are investigating two deadly shootings, both last night on macarthur boulevard. the first happened on the 9000 block just before 9:00. a man was shot several times. the other deadly shooting was an hour and a half later on the 2000 block of macarthur. so far no suspects in either case. >>> in about three hours, the superintendent of a school district in albany will address the death of a teacher. james izumizaki was a sixth grade teacher at albany middle school recently charged with lewd acts with a former student. he was arrested last wednesday and was out on bail. a family member found him dead in his car. the alameda county sheriff's office is now investigating the death as a suicide. >>> 5:35 now. today a san francisco man is expected to enter a plea in an alleged kidnapping case. bradley mrozek is accused of groping a 9-year-old girl at parkside elementar
there, b.a.r.t. let's take a look at the commute here at the bay bridge toll plaza. no major problems at the macarthur maze. it is slow all the way up no the -- into the metering lights. we had an earlier problem on the bridge that's gone. we've been talking about the 8 0 that's show. i'm looking at the santa clara valley. 101 is backed up from the capital expressway and 280 is slow as well getting into cupertino. very slow in the silicon valley right now. 8:37. let's go to steve. sal, very clear conditions. a little bit of a breeze. not enough where you say -- there it is. the west wind is trying. it's trying. there's signs. higher humidity will be cooler. the fog is taking the turn. once that happens, santa cruz, probably hard-pressed to get over 80 today. inland it will still be warm to hot. 90s. unless that sea breeze really cranks up by noon and gets out to travis. just don't see maybe a 5 to 7- degree drop. santa cruz 101, crockett 99. oakland 95. san francisco 94. half moon bay, 79. almost everybody between 90 and 104. livermore 103. san jose was 103. that 96 tied a record high
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